Work of the Service; Youth; Education outreach; Environmental education; Volunteers; Connecting people with nature; Employees (USFWS); Leisure activities; Partnerships;
Engaging, educating, and employing our nation’s youth in conservation are major priorities for the Department of the Interior (Department), and in 2009 the Youth in the Great Outdoors (YGO) initiative was established.
Connecting people with nature; Environmental education; Recreation
This special edition of Fish & Wildlife News provides a glimpse of what Service employees from coast to coast are already doing to reconnect children with nature. From the Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge, where youngsters...
In this podcast, Aaron Mize, Deputy Refuge Manager at Bosque del Apache and Natalie Sexton, Chief of Human Dimensions Branch/NWRS, discuss the relevance of the human dimension to refuges and their management. To help natural resource practitioners...
Being relevant in our conservation work requires that we understand the demographic changes in the US. In this podcast, Dr. Steve Murdock, Rice University professor and former director of the U.S. Census Bureau, shares some key demographic and...
For the past 18 months, the National Wildlife Refuge System has worked to create a vision that will guide the management of the Refuge System during the next decade and beyond. Conserving the Future is built on the foundation and inspiration of...
The purpose of the National Fish, Wildlife and
Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy is to inspire
and enable natural resource administrators,
elected officials, and other decision makers
to take action to adapt to a changing climate.
Natural Outdoor Learning Areas Webinar Series. Presented by Michelle Donlan and Chelsea McKinney, USFWS. April 3, 2013. Join us as we highlight a variety of natural outdoor learning areas within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service designed to...
videography; webinar; children; youth; connecting people with nature
Engaging Youth in Conservation Science Webinar Series. Presented by Janet Ady (FWS) and Jana Newman(FWS) as they discuss what citizen science is and how it provides benefits to both education and science programs within the Service. Feb 18, 2014.
videography; webinar; youth; children; connecting people with nature
Engaging Youth in Conservation Science Webinar Series. Taylor Goforth (FWS) Teal Waterstrat (FWS) & Kathy Jacobson (Chehalis Basin Education Consortium) present on Citizen Science in the Chehalis: Freshwater Mussel Academy project. March 18, 2014.
Queen of The Sun is an in-depth investigation to discover the causes and solutions behind Colony Collapse Disorder; a phenomenon where honeybees vanish from their hives, never to return. Queen of The Sun follows the voices and visions of...
Endangered species; International affairs; Law enforcement; Tourism;
This is a brochure warning travellers to the Caribbean to be watchful of what purchases they make, as certain animal products require permits or are directly illegal to transport internationally under Convention on International Trade in Endangered...
Seventy-five years of successful
wildlife management is the
remarkable legacy of the
Restoration Act, and the cause
of our 75th celebration. Along
with the Dingell-Johnson Sport
Fish Restoration Act, it is the